This is a guide to the 7th Edition of APA style, which is a recent update to the APA citation style.
Your lecturer may prefer APA 6th Edition. Check your subject outline to see which version of APA you have been asked to use. If the subject outline does not specify which APA edition you should be using, please check with your lecturer.
If you are supposed to use APA 6th Edition, please go to the APA (6th Edition) Referencing Guide:
Youtube or online video:
If the real name of the author is known:
Author, A. A. [screen name if applicable]. (Date). Title [Video]. Platform*. URL
If the real name of the author is not known:
screen name. (year, Month day). Title [Video]. Retrieved from URL
*omit the platform if it is the same name as the author of the video
ABC News. (2018, January 4). African-Australian community calls for bipartisanship, not sensationalism [Video]. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-04/african-australian-community-calls-for-bipartisanship/9304580
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2017, October 18). Australia's welfare 2017 video news release [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/CzBJQmX-sb0
TEDx Talks. (2015, August 21). Housing affordability: Win the argument | Eliza Owen | TEDxYouth@Sydney [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/GzzHawjP648
The Weekly. (2017, May 10). The Weekly: Housing affordability [Video]. YouTube. https://youtu.be/JFIfqn7WxqE
Yorkey, B., Son, D., McCarthy, T., Wettels, J. G., Golin, S., Sugar, M., ... Laiblin, K. (Executive Producers). (2017). 13 reasons why [Video]. Netflix. https://www.netflix.com/title/80117470
Please note: According to APA style, the "author" of Youtube videos is always the person or organisation who posted the video, even if they do not own the material or had anything to do with the content. For your assignments, it is preferable to find the official version of the video if possible.
Podcast or audio recording:
Contributor, A. A. (Contribution). (Date). Title: Subtitle [Audio podcast]. Publisher (if available). URL
For podcasts in which each episode has different creators (or a special episode has its own creators), use the following pattern:
Contributor, A. A. (Contribution). (Year, Month Day). Title: Subtitle [Audio podcast episode]. In Title of Podcast: Subtitle. Publisher (if available). URL
Crabb, A. (Host), & Sales, L. (Host). (2019, December 12). Chat 10 looks 3: Ep 125; The miserable old bag costume [Audio podcast]. https://www.chat10looks3.com/podcast/ep125
Fennell, M. (Host). (2017, August 4). Download this show: Would you pay for this podcast? [Audio podcast]. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/downloadthisshow/vpn/8771498
Laura (Creator). (2011, October 24). Reported speech and Konjunktiv I [Audio podcast]. In German Grammarpod. https://germangrammarpod.blogspot.com.au/
Author, A. (Date). Title –italicised [Webinar]. Publisher. http://www.xxxxx
Russo, K. (Facilitator). (2020, May 28). The digital divide and COVID-19 [Webinar]. James Cook University. https://www.jcu.edu.au/webinars
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